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Tough Indie Music Quiz

Please take this quiz featuring some of my favourite bands, if you like their music...please buy it! 15 Questions.

 
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1

What Portland band with such hits as ‘Billy Liar’ and’16 Military wives’ is named after a Russian uprising?

  • The Bolsheviks
  • The Decemberists
  • Uprising

2

Conor Oberst fronts what band which released the hit single ‘Lua’ in 2004?

  • The Happenings
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Bright Eyes

3

Bruce Lash released a bossa nova version of what Nirvana single?

  • Come as you are
  • Lithium
  • Black

4

‘Gossip in the Grain’ was a smash album from what American rocker?

  • John Mayer
  • Augie March
  • Ray LaMontagne

5

What indie band were featured as themselves in the 2009 Jennifer Aniston movie ‘Love Happens’?

  • Rademacher
  • Rogue Wave
  • Horse Feathers

6

‘If I’m the first to go’ is a catchy diddy by what St. Louis rockers?

  • Gentleman Auction House
  • The Invisible Cities
  • The Hold Steady

7

‘Little Death’ was an album featuring the hit song ‘Mr. Understanding’ by what Reading based indie band?

  • Passenger
  • Dizzy Balloon
  • Pete and the Pirates

8

Sweet songstress Inara George fronts what band along with producer Greg Kurstin?

  • The Bird and the Bee
  • Sound of Arrows
  • Picture Atlantic

9

What Brighton, UK band has released albums titled ‘Wicked Man’s Rest’ and ‘Wide Eyes Blind Love’?

  • Pigeon Camera
  • Passenger
  • Mittens

10

'Stunts’, ‘Iceage’ and ‘Heart Machine’ are all disc’s from what Fresno, California band?

  • Tea for Juli
  • Sparrow House
  • Rademacher

11

What experimental band is described as ‘Viking-Vaudeville’ and ‘Maniac Gypsy Jazz’?

  • Man Man
  • Born Ruffians
  • Flaming Lips

12

Brian Aubert and Nikki Monninger front what California band that has had some of their hits featured in ‘Guitar Hero’ & the movie ‘Boot Camp’?

  • Apollo Sunshine
  • Silversun Pick-ups
  • Eisenhower Field Day

13

The stunning Emily Haines fronts what Canadian indie rock band?

  • Skydiggers
  • Metric
  • I am bones

14

Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard married what Hollywood indie actress?

  • Katherine Heigl
  • Zooey Deschanel
  • Joan Cusack

15

Indie actor Jason Schwartzman played drums for what ‘California’ band?

  • Chow Chow Music
  • The Holloways
  • Phantom Planet

 

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